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Bajaj Pulsar 125 Vs JAWA Forty Two Vs Yamaha FZ S V3.0 FI comparison

  • Bajaj Pulsar 125
Bajaj Pulsar 125 Price
JAWA Forty Two Price
Yamaha FZ S V3.0 FI Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 72,122
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₹ 1.65 Lakh
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₹ 1.03 Lakh
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Bajaj Pulsar 125 Vs JAWA Forty Two Vs Yamaha FZ S V3.0 FI Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Pulsar 125 Vs Forty Two Vs FZ S V3.0 FI on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

Pulsar 125 Vs Forty Two Vs FZ S V3.0 FI – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the JAWA Forty Two in New Delhi starts at ₹ 1.65 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 1.74 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, Yamaha FZ S V3.0 FI price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 1.03 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 1.11 Lakh for range topping model Lastly, the Bajaj Pulsar 125 starts at ₹ 72,122 and goes up to ₹ 80,218 for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryBajaj Pulsar 125JAWA Forty TwoYamaha FZ S V3.0 FI
Price₹ 72,122 ₹ 1.65 Lakh₹ 1.03 Lakh
Body TypeCommuterCruiserSports
Mileage62.00 Km/l37.50 Km/l45.00 Km/l
Power11.80 bhp27.00 bhp12.20 bhp
Engine124.4 CC293.0 CC149.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Pulsar 125 Vs Forty Two Vs FZ S V3.0 FI – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the JAWA Forty Two base engine returns 38 Km/l. The Yamaha FZ S V3.0 FI base returns 45 Km/l. The Bajaj Pulsar 125 basic model, on the other hand, gives 62 Km/l.

Pulsar 125 Vs Forty Two Vs FZ S V3.0 FI – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the JAWA Forty Two gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Yamaha FZ S V3.0 FI comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Bajaj Pulsar 125 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 124.4 cc293.0 cc149.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 111
Max Power 11.8 bhp @ 8500 rpm27 bhp @ rpm12.2 bhp @ 7250 rpm
Max Torque 11 Nm @ 6500 rpm28 Nm @ rpm13.6 Nm @ 5500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 242
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionFuel InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Air CooledLiquid CooledAir Cooled
Starting Mechanism Kick And Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIBS VI
Bore Stroke N/A76 x 65N/A
Compression N/A11:1N/A
Exhaust N/ATwin ExhaustN/A
Bore x stroke N/AN/A57.3mm x 57.9mm
Ignition System Type N/AN/ATCI (Transistor controlled ignition)

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 11.5 L14.0 L12.8 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 62.00 Km/l37.50 Km/l45.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 140 kg170 kg148 kg
Length 2055 mm2122 mm1990 mm
Width 755 mm789 mm780 mm
Height 1060 mm1165 mm1080 mm
Wheelbase 1320 mm1369 mm1330 mm
Ground Clearance N/AN/A165 mm
Seat Height N/AN/A790 mm
Frame N/ADouble cradleN/A


No. Of Gears 5 Gears6 Gears5 Gears
Clutch N/AN/AWet,multiple-disc
Compression Ratio N/AN/A9.6:1

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type N/ADouble CradleDiamond
Front Suspension TelescopicTelescopic Hydraulic ForkTelescopic Fork
Rear Suspension Twin Gas ShockGas Canister - Twin Shock Hydraulic7-Step Adjustable Monocross


Front Brake Type DrumDisc With Floating Caliper And ABSDisc
Rear Brake Type DrumDrumDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 170 mm280 mm282 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 130 mm153 mm220 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches18 inches17 inches
Wheel Type TubelessSpoke WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 80/100 X 1790/90 - 18 Tubeless100/80-17M/C 52P
Rear Tyre 100/90 X 17120/80 - 17 Tubeless140/60R17M/C 63P


Battery 12V Full DC MFN/A12V
Headlight HalogenN/ALED
Tail Light LEDN/ALED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorcrosscrosscross
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatorcrosstickcross
Low Battery Indicatorticktickcross
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Countcrosscrosstick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Passion and horsepower-tick-
Power and handling-tick-
Quality at the heart of design-tick-
Single Channel ABS-tick-
BS IV Compliant--cross
LCD Instrument Cluster--tick

Additonal Features

Comfortable Separate Seat--cross
Headlight It Looks Compact As Well As Macho--cross
Monocross Suspension--tick
Multi-Function Instrument Panel With 'Eco' Indicator--cross
New Pattern Radial Tyre--cross

Key Features

Competitor of Bajaj Pulsar 125

Competitor of JAWA Forty Two

Competitor of Yamaha FZ S V3.0 FI

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